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North Dakota senators nominate 11 to service academies
Hoeven speaks to cabin owners about Jamestown Reservoir bill
286-pound pot bust a record for West Fargo police, maybe for ND troopers, too
ND woman admits faking name to file child neglect complaint against her child's father
Gehlhar receives prestigious Milken Educator Award
New specialty store, restaurant opens in south Fargo
Clothing brand opens its first ND store in West Acres
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Get a fresh look inside Fargo's first cidery, Wild Terra Cider
Study: North Dakota antibiotic prescriptions declining
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
McFeely: Balanced FCS bracket advantageous for NDSU
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Haitian man travels to Fargo to get a 3D-printed prosthetic arm
Trucker originally from Casselton hauling Capitol Christmas tree to Washington
Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army launches holiday fundraising campaign
Wild's Foligno, Ennis happy to be part of a winning culture
Comfort and guts have Keenum playing like one of NFL's top QBs
Forum prep sports podcast recaps ND state volleyball, Ada-Borup-NCW football and story of Rylee Goettle
Four Fargo area volleyball players named to Class A all-state first team
Second-half surge sends Eagles to 8th straight win: Wentz tosses two TDs in 37-9 rout
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
Cook: Some days just require a fire
Minnesota DNR deer leader: Population on way up
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Susan I. Bleed
Harry A. Schulz
Clayton E. Runck Jr.
November 18, 2017
ND to investigate redundancies in education
BISMARCK — Online education is a topic included in an interim legislative committee study, which will look at possible duplication of educational services in North Dakota. The goal is to determine whether some services could be consolidated to save money, said Sen. Erin Oban,...
November 18, 2017 - 9:58pm
June 4, 2017
Legacy Fund beset by lower oil prices, group urges strategic investment plan
FARGO—North Dakota's Legacy Fund now stands at almost $4 billion and legislators will for the first time tap earnings from the fund to...
June 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
May 3, 2017
Burgum predicts bumpy transition for higher ed, praises protest resolution
GRAND FORKS – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum sees a future of disruption including -- but hardly limited to -- a reimagining of higher education...
May 3, 2017 - 7:35pm
April 19, 2017
Western ND opposes 'takings' of oil tax revenue
BISMARCK — Western North Dakota communities are fighting what they consider a money grab for a portion of oil tax revenue. Townships in...
April 19, 2017 - 8:38am
September 13, 2016
Remarkably preserved shipwreck from 119 years ago found in Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn. — The aged Antelope may have been one of the most venerable vessels on the Great Lakes, but it was living up to its fleet-footed...
September 13, 2016 - 10:49pm
July 31, 2013
Time to consider a one-house legislature
With the proposal by the Legislature of a constitutional amendment to replace the present eight-member Board of Higher Education with a three-member commission, North Dakota legislators apparently think that having fewer people involved in governance would result in better decisions....
July 31, 2013 - 8:31am
April 22, 2013
District 22 Republicans hold annual dinner
The District 22 Republicans held their annual dinner last week at the Fargo Holiday with the event featuring keynote speaker Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley and a special recognition of past district chairpersons, Cleo and Ralph Thompson. Also attending was the District 22 legislative...
April 22, 2013 - 10:22am
Legislative Report District 13: Racing for the finish line important issues needing resolve
Time is running short for the 2013 North Dakota Legislative Session and the work of Conference Committees to resolve differences between House and Senate versions of bills, where possible, continues. Friday marked the Legislature's 70th day, leaving only 10 session days remaining...
April 22, 2013 - 10:21am
April 16, 2013
Legislative Report District 22: Final pieces of puzzle being put in place
By Sen. Gary A. Lee Two weeks, from the time the last bill gets out of committee is an often used rule of thumb until the Legislative session ends. Senate Appropriations has sent out its bills, conference committees are working and sending reports back for final approval. The corner...
April 16, 2013 - 2:36pm
Legislative Report District 13: Medicaid expansion among important bills approved by Senate
By Sen. Judy Lee Medicaid expansion, K-12 education funding, and DUI bills have all been approved by the Senate, all three very important issues. I will give a brief review of each of them in this and future columns.
April 16, 2013 - 2:05pm
April 2, 2013
Legislative Report District 22: Attention focusing on final bill action
By Rep. Wesley R. Belter The legislature’s goal is to finish the last week in April. We are allowed by law to go to May 2 which would be the 80th day. Nearly all committees have finished their scheduled bill hearing, and are now taking final action on bills. Conference committees...
April 2, 2013 - 1:50pm
Legislative Report District 13: Bill hearings ending, final stages begin
By Rep. Kim Koppelman Hearings on bills are winding down and the North Dakota Legislature is beginning the final stages of the Legislative session, which will revolve around final action on bills heard, followed by conference committees and budgetary matters.
April 2, 2013 - 1:48pm
March 19, 2013
Legislature looking at significant penalty changes for DUI charges
One of the questions which will be answered during the legislative session in Bismarck will be whether driving under the influence penalties will change in North Dakota. House Bill 1302 and Senate Bill 2240 as currently written will make significant changes relating to both the penalty...
March 19, 2013 - 1:58pm
May 25, 2011
Legislative Report District 13
This week's column, with thanks to Senator Flakoll, will address the K-12 education legislation that was passed in the recent legislative session. With the passage of SB 2150, we will now have achieved our goal of equity and adequacy in K-12 education. Students in all schools,...
May 25, 2011 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
Legislative Report District 13: Human services budget covers a plethora of needs
The report this week was going to include a review of the Human Services budget, since there are many people interested in that. Senator John Andrist, whose career has been as a newspaperman in Crosby, wrote such an excellent column for his local newspaper that I have asked him if...
April 27, 2011 - 12:00am